Indigenous Environmental Network et al v. United States Department of State et al

Filing 124

ORDER granting (121) Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Peter C. Whitfield) in case 4:17-cv-00029-BMM; granting (113) Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice in case 4:17-cv-00031-BMM Acknowledgment of PHV Order due by 1/23/2018. Signed by Judge Brian Morris on 1/8/2018. Associated Cases: 4:17-cv-00029-BMM, 4:17-cv-00031-BMM. (Copy of order mailed to counsel) (MMS)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA GREAT FALLS INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK, et al., Plaintiffs, CV-17-29-GF-BMM CV-17-31-GF-BMM v. ORDER UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al., Federal Defendants. and TRANSCANADA KEYSTONE PIPELINE and TRANSCANADA CORPORATION, Defendant-Intervenors. Defendant-Intervenors have moved for an order allowing Peter C. Whitfield to appear pro hac vice in this case with Jeffrey J. Oven of Crowley Fleck PLLP designated as local counsel. The application of Mr. Whitfield appears to be in compliance with L.R. 83.1(d). IT IS ORDERED: Defendant-Intervenors’ motion to allow Mr. Whitfiend to appear on their behalf (Doc. 113 in CV-17-31-GF-BMM and Doc. 121 in CV-17-29-GF-BMM ) is GRANTED, subject to the following conditions: 1. Local counsel shall exercise the responsibilities required by L.R. 83.1(d)(5) and must be designated as lead counsel or as co-lead counsel; 2. Only one attorney appearing pro hac vice may act as co-lead counsel; 3. Mr. Whitfield must each do his own work. He must do his own writing, sign his own pleadings, motions, briefs, and, if designated co-lead counsel, must appear and participate personally in all proceedings before the Court; 4. Local counsel shall also sign all such pleadings, motions and briefs and other documents served or filed; and 5. Admission is personal only to Mr. Whitfield. 6. Mr. Whitfield shall file, within fifteen (15) days from the date of this Order, an acknowledgment and acceptance of his admission under the terms set forth above. DATED this 8th day of January, 2018. -2-

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